Phosphate binders are used to treat hyperphosphatemia and kidney disease. They work by lowering levels of phosphate in the blood.

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Phosphate Binders
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Phosphate Binders

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Phoslo
(calcium acetate)
34
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CALCIUM ACETATE is a calcium salt. It works to bind phosphate in the digestive tract. This medicine is used to treat high levels of phosphate in patients with chronic renal failure.
Renvela
(sevelamer carbonate)
177
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SEVELAMER is a polymer. It binds phosphates in the stomach and prevents them from being absorbed into the body. This medicine is used in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis to prevent dangerous increases in phosphates.
Renagel
658
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SEVELAMER is a polymer. It binds phosphates in the stomach and prevents them from being absorbed into the body. This medicine is used in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis to prevent dangerous increases in phosphates.
Velphoro
1,176
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IRON SUCROSE also known as SUCROFERRIC OXYHYDROXIDE is an iron complex. It binds phosphates in the stomach and prevents them from being absorbed by the body. This medicine is used in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis to prevent dangerous increases in phosphates.
Fosrenol
(lanthanum)
883
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LANTHANUM CARBONATE is a binding agent. This medicine is used to decrease the amount of phosphate in your blood that may build up due to kidney disease.
Auryxia
1,106
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IRON replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, shortness of breath, or slowed growth in children. Only take iron if your doctor has told you to. Do not treat yourself with iron if you are feeling tired. Most healthy people get enough iron in their diets, particularly if they eat cereals, meat, poultry, and fish.
Phoslyra
152
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CALCIUM ACETATE oral solution is a calcium salt. To works to bind phosphate in the digestive tract. The medicine is used to treat high levels of phosphate in patients with chronic renal failure.
eliphos
20
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CALCIUM ACETATE is a calcium salt. It works to bind phosphate in the digestive tract. This medicine is used to treat high levels of phosphate in patients with chronic renal failure.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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